Gwyneth Paltrow Buys Malibu Estate For $14 Million

    Posted by Cristin  |  March 14, 2014  |  2:58 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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    Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin

    Malibu, CA

    Most Known For

    She's an Academy Award-winning actress, turned Goop lifestyle goddess, and he's the frontman of Coldplay

    Home Stats

    4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pool, beach access

    Price

    $14,000,000

    Gwyneth Paltrow and her Coldplay rocker husband Chris Martin have just spent $14 million on a seaside escape in Malibu.

    First reported by The Real Estalker, Paltrow and Martin purchased ‘The Garwood Residence,’ designed by world-renowned architect, John Lautner. This secluded and gated Malibu estate in the heart of the celebrity-infested Point Dume area is inspired by the award winning luxury brand, Aman Resorts.
    Inside the four bedroom post-and-beam estate, Gwyneth and Chris’s new home has heated sandstone floors, a Chef’s Kitchen, and a unique floor plan encompassing both indoor and outdoor living space.
    The estate’s grounds offer ocean views, landscaped gardens, a pebble stone pool, tennis court, gym and yoga studio. It is set on Malibu’s most coveted beach, Little Dume, which offers a protected backyard anchorage for a yacht, should they decide to scoop one up in the future.

    The famous (and incredibly rich) duo own a massive estate in London, a place in New York City and in 2012, they spent about $10 million for an equestrian estate in Los Angeles.

    After enduring rumors for the past six months that Vanity Fair magazine was expected to publish a sensational and damaging ‘takedown’ piece about the actress, she undoubtedly needs a place to escape from the madness of life in the public eye – and this seaside escape is just the place.

    Inside sources say they’ve already had design firm Windsor Smith into the home to ‘do it over’ and they’ve moved in.

    Images via the MLS.

      Seether Frontman Shaun Morgan Lists Venice Beach Home For $1.1 Million

      Posted by Cristin  |  September 11, 2013  |  1:30 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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      Shaun Morgan

      Venice, CA

      Most Known For

      Seether frontman and lead guitarist

      Home Stats

      2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,260 square feet

      Price

      $1,100,000

      Seether frontman Shaun Morgan is selling his post and beam Venice Beach home for $1.1M. Property records show that the South African-born rocker paid $969,000 for the 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,260 square foot beach bungalow in May 2006.

      Secluded from the street, Morgan’s for-sale bungalow is a sunlight filled, remodeled retreat. An open floor plan showcases exposed wood beams, posts and floors, and all flowing to sliding doors that open to a secluded tiled patio.

      The remodeled kitchen has solid surface countertops, a center island with Wolf range, stainless dual sinks, a high-end faucet and Mexican tile flooring.

      The master bedroom has high ceilings with a wall of closets and more sliding doors that open to the patio. The attached master bath has a skylight and two rustic vanities with Mexican-inspired painted sinks.

      The private backyard is set up for entertaining and taking advantage of the sunshine and Venice Beach ocean air. A detached garage has been converted to a great room, for extra living space.

      In coveted Venice, CA, Morgan’s home is close to beaches, an incredible Whole Foods market and everything Venice is famous for.

      Michelle Kaplan of Pinnacle Estate Properties holds this listing.

       

       

       

        Celine Dion Lists Insane Florida Estate With Water Park for $72 Million

        Posted by Cristin  |  August 26, 2013  |  7:12 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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        Celine Dion

        Jupiter Island, FL

        Most Known For

        International superstar singer

        Home Stats

        17,000 square feet, 5 separate structures, water park, furnished

        Price

        $72,000,000

        Celine Dion‘s career is larger than life, and so is her real estate portfolio. The international superstar has just listed the crown jewel of her real estate holdings – a 5.5 acre, 17,000 square foot estate with water park – for $72 million!

        In 2005, Dion and her husband/manager René Angélil paid $12,525,000 for the home at 215 S. Beach Road. They proceeded to tear down a perfectly nice 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom, 8,579 square foot home to build this incredible Bahamian-inspired estate, which was completed in 2010.

        Located in the exclusive Floridian inlet of Jupiter Island and sitting right on the bank of the Atlantic Ocean, the property is comprised of the main residence and 5 individual pavilions including a double 4 bedroom guest house (for a total of 8 bedrooms); a tennis house with simulated golf range leading to the tennis court; a pool house with built-in grill and separate kitchen; and a cozy beach house with second floor sleeping loft and massage room. There are three separate pools on the property, one at the rear by the ocean, and two connecting pools at the front with an insane water park.

        The main residence is an open-concept that takes full advantage of the ocean views. The main level features a formal living room, a large kitchen, family room and dining room, a ground floor bedroom suite with huge walk-in closet, bathroom and screened-in porch, a media room and a separate guest wing.

        The second floor features two children’s bedrooms with their own ensuite bathrooms, children’s den and a spectacular master bedroom. The master suite has a wrap-around terrace overlooking the ocean and two separate decks, one with outdoor fireplace, the other with hot tub. As expected in a diva’s home, Dion’s house has a fabulous dressing room with tons of built-ins, a gorgeous ensuite bathroom and every woman’s dream: an enormous walk-in closet with separate fully-automated clothes and shoe racks.

        Other  features include a 7,000 square foot fully-finished basement, pool house, staff quarters and elevator.

        For $72 million, Dion is offering the home fully furnished.

        Images via the listing agent, Joseph Montanaro of Sotheby’s.

          Brooke Shields Under Contract to Buy $4.3 Million Hamptons Hideaway

          Posted by Cristin  |  March 28, 2013  |  11:44 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , ,

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          Brooke Shields

          Southampton, NY

          Most Known For

          Child star turned grown-up TV sensation in "Suddenly Susan" and others

          Home Stats

          6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, pool, pool house

          Price

          $4,300,000

          Actress Brooke Shields is under contract to purchase a charming Southampton hideaway for $4.3 million, as first reported by the New York Post. The owner is former NFL tight end Vyto Kab, who played for the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions during his career.

          Beautifully renovated, the home reflects all of the charm of an historic home but comes complete with every modern convenience and amenity – perfect for Brooke and her family.

          The 1920 classic shingled home has 6 bedrooms, including a master suite with tray ceiling and fireplace, and 6 full and 2 half baths. A gourmet kitchen opens to the dining area/great room with a fireplace and French doors giving way to expansive terrace, separate formal living and dining rooms with fine wood finishes, library, state-of-the-art media room, and mud room/laundry.

          The half acre, beautifully landscaped private grounds feature specimen trees, flower and vegetable gardens, 20 x 50 freshwater heated gunite pool, and pool house with full bath, kitchenette, cathedral height living area, and laundry.

          While not beachfront like some of her Hamptons neighbors, Brooke’s new home is perfectly located in the heart of the village with immediate access to shopping, dining and ocean beaches.

          Back in the city, Brooke and her family live in an incredible townhome they overhauled and recently showed off in Architectural Digest.  In January 2012, she sold her NYC Chinatown co-op for $2.95 million.

            Goddess of Pop Cher Lists Down-to-Earth Venice Home For $1.89 Million!

            Posted by Cristin  |  March 25, 2013  |  11:10 am  |  Tags: , , , ,

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            Cher

            Venice, CA

            Most Known For

            1/2 of the famous duo "Sonny and Cher," Goddess of Pop

            Home Stats

            3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,808 square feet, rooftop deck

            Price

            $1,899,500

            Pop Goddess Cher has just listed her modest Venice, CA home for $1,899,500. Property records show that Cher purchased this home on May 13, 2010 for $1,542,500. Located in the heart of the seaside town of Venice and walking distance to the hip and happening Main street and Abbot Kinney area, the home has what most people look for – location, location, location! Totally remodeled, the 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 1,808 square-foot home has modern architecture with high ceilings, sliding glass walls and top-of-the-line finishes throughout.

            The master suite comes complete with a fireplace and large walk-in closet. A Venice Beach ‘must-have,’ the home has a rooftop deck with built-in-barbeque, sink and refrigerator.

            Overall, Cher’s Venice spread is sleek, contemporary and warm. These days, Cher has been making moves to downside her over-the-top life. In February, the Diva put her Hollywood condo on the market for $5.5 million. According to industry insiders, Cher still has her incredible cliff-top Malibu estate on the Pacific Coast Highway secretly on the market as a ‘pocket listing’ after failing to sell it for $41 million back in 2009.

              Jimmy Choo Co-Founder Tamara Mellon Buys Stylish Hamptons Spread

              Posted by Cristin  |  May 3, 2012  |  12:57 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , ,

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              Tamara Mellon

              Bridgehampton, NY

              Most Known For

              Co-founder of the uber-chic shoe company Jimmy Choo

              Home Stats

              6,500-square-feet, 7 bedrooms, 6 1/2 bathrooms, pool

              Price

              $7,950,000

              Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon has just picked up some pricey closet space in Bridgehampton, New York. Mellon is now under contract for a brand-new $7,950,000 home on Highland Terrace street, according to the New York Post.

              The south-of-the-highway spread is 6,500-square-feet and features 7-bedrooms, 6 1/2-bathrooms and chic outdoor pool. Featuring a brand new floor plan, the first level of this house offers a great room and living room both warmed by fireplaces, an expansive eat-in kitchen as well as a guest master with access to the pool. Upstairs you’ll find the master wing, running the full depth of the house, with its own private balcony, as well as three additional guest suites all with baths and terraces. A finished lower level offers recreational areas, two additional bedrooms for staff or weekend overflow and rooms for wine cellar, sauna and a true home theater. Outside the property has both covered and uncovered porches with a convenient pool bath overlooking the heated Gunite pool and spa framed by generous lawn and plantings offering views of the 13-acre reserve and beyond.

              Mellon, who was once married to oil and banking heir Matthew Mellon, co-founded the glamourous Jimmy Choo shoe company in 2006. The company was bought by current owners Labelux in 2011. Mellon stepped down from the brand in November 2011.

               

              Images via The Corcoran Group

                Matthew Fox Puts Manhattan Beach “Party” Pad on the Block

                Posted by Cristin  |  March 23, 2012  |  10:36 am  |  Tags: , , , , ,

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                Matthew Fox

                Manhattan Beach, CA

                Most Known For

                Actor with lengthy stints on "Lost" and "Party of Five"

                Home Stats

                4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,491 square feet

                Price

                $1,995,000

                “Lost” and “Party of Five” star Matthew Fox is selling a Spanish-style home in Manhattan Beach for $1,995,000. According to the Los Angeles Times, the nearly 2,500-square foot home, built in 1927, features coved ceilings, arched doorways, two corner fireplaces, decorative tile stair risers and a wooden stairway with carved railings.

                Fox’s den has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, with a large family room, dining room, laundry room and ocean view balcony/deck. The family room has a large wall fireplace and built-in shelving and French doors leading out to the private enclosed patio. The spacious master bedroom, which is the entire upper floor, has a large walk-in closet, master bath, wood beamed ceilings, a large fireplace and French doors leading out to the wrap-around balcony with panoramic views. The spacious kitchen is has abundant cabinets and storage. A rarity for the Manhattan Beach area, this property has 7-car parking.

                Jonathan Coleman of Real Estate West holds the listing